Anushka, who is keen to make a comeback in south Indian film industry, has shed weight and started signing movies. The latest update about the ‘Baahubali’ actress is that she will play the lead role in the remake of a Spanish thriller.
It is said that she will be part of the remake of ‘Julia’s Eyes’, which will be directed by Kabir Lal. The movie is about a girl haunted by the death of her sister, and Anushka is said to be playing the role.
‘Julia’s Eyes’ is a 2010 Spanish thriller film directed by Guillem Morales and written by Morales and Oriol Paulo. It was produced by Guillermo del Toro, Joaquín Padró and Mar Targarona.
‘Julia’s Eyes’ received mostly positive reviews. It holds received a 92 per cent rating on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, based on 36 reviews, with an average rating of 6.6/10.
Philip French of The Guardian wrote, “Using blindness as a plot device, a metaphor for social awareness and as a numinous experience that romantically links minds, it’s a fascinating, broken-backed picture full of riveting twists and dubious psychology.”
Charlotte O’Sullivan of the London Evening Standard praised the film and Rueda in particular, writing, “Rueda is a fantastic actress, tightly wound, but never brittle. From the minute she’s on screen we identify with Julia’s plight.”